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Tim has been interested in photography for many years. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's in Environmental Science. Writing nature articles allows him to combine his interest in photography and nature into one medium.

Two Photos of Yellow-Rumped Warblers

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Hammonasset Beach State Park

A Yellow-Rumped Warbler

A Yellow-Rumped Warbler in Hammonasset Beach State Park

A Yellow-Rumped Warbler showing how he got his name

During my trip over the weekend to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut, I walked out to Willard’s Island.  There weren’t many people out, so I slowly walked around the perimeter of the island and ran into a flock of Yellow-Rumped Warblers darting in and out of the trees .  If you are wondering why they are called “Yellow-Rumped”, I think the second photo will help explain it.

I was hoping to find an owl or two up in some of the evergreens on the island, but didn’t see any (although I probably walked past a dozen without realizing it).  I did photograph a raptor flying way overhead which I’m still trying to identify and will post on later.

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